Chess Queen Matches Wits with FIDE Champ

Posted: 10/5/2004
Chess World Champion Antoaneta Stefanova will match wits with the FIDE champion Rustam Kasimdzhanov in Sofia.

The news was broken by the Bulgarian sports radio "Gong". The game will take place December 3 and 4 and will be organized in Bulgaria's capital city.

The game will be a unique one as no such game has been previously organized.

Stefanova, 25 became World Chess Championship in Russia. She is the first Bulgarian woman to win the finals. In her previous games during the championship, she had scored victories, and a tie was enough to make her No.1.